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113th Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting

September 23 - September 27

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies will host the 113th AFWA Annual Meeting at the Marriott, Hyatt and Telus Center in Calgary, Alberta, September 23-27, 2023.

​​We are looking forward to the chance to meet with you in person in Calgary in September to conduct the business of conservation. Updates will be posted regularly throughout the year with important reminders and deadlines. Please make sure to check your passport and make sure that you have at least six months after the meeting before it expires.  Here are some links to learn more about Canada’s COVID-19: Travel, testing and borders policies and inadmissibility policies.

​Start planning your trip!

Important Dates:

February 1: Sponsorship registration opens
April 1: Attendee registration and hotel reservations open
June 1: Early bird registration ends

Who Attends 
This annual event provides a forum for conservation leadership and brings together more than 700 leaders from fish and wildlife agencies and conservation groups from all 50 states, U.S. Territories, Canada and Mexico in order to discuss conservation policy and management issues and accomplishments. Attendees include key decision makers in the field of fish and wildlife, including; directors, assistant directors, program managers, and others involved in fisheries, wildlife habitat, law enforcement, legal affairs, industry, as well as public affairs (information and education).

Highlights of the event include collaborative committee and working group meetings, thought-provoking Plenary Session, recognition of outstanding achievements at the awards presentation, and plenty of social and networking opportunities.


September 23
September 27